Amazon results disappoint despite sales increase
Despite a 27% increase in Q3 sales Amazon the company's investment programme cancelled out US$13.8 billion of sales.
Amazon posted a loss of US$274 million, down from earnings of US$63 million a year earlier.
Amazon said its US$199 Kindle Fire HD tablet is its best-selling product worldwide.
The company predict next quarter sales of between US$20.3 billion and US$22.8 billion - a rise of 16% to 31%.